Obama Camp Hammers McCain on Offshore Drilling Ahead of Speech

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Obama camp goes on the offensive, preempts McCain’s Houston event with a media call, statement attacking his rival on energy proposals.

Sen. Nelson on call: “It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out you can’t drill yourself out of the problem — you have to turn to alternative fuels.”

Obama statement:“…his decision to completely change his position and tell a group of Houston oil executives exactly what they wanted to hear today was the same Washington politics that has prevented us from achieving energy independence for decades.”

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